Wyoming contains four schools that offer dental assistant programs. University of Wyoming, the highest-ranking dental assistant school in WY, has a total student population of 12,427 and is the 1527th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 dental assistant schools in Wyoming, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Wyoming comes out as the most expensive ($9,676/yr), with Sheridan College as the lowest recorded at only $4,468/yr.
Dental Assistant students from Wyoming schools who go on to become dental assistants, dental hygienists, dental professionals, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 294,020 people working as dental assistants alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $34,000. Also, Dental hygienists make on average $67,860 per year and there are about 173,900 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Wyoming alone, there are 370 employed dental hygienists earning an average yearly salary of $57,770. Dental assistants in this state earn $28,900/yr and there are 500 employed.
Also, within the dental assistant schools in Wyoming, the average student population is 3,094 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from dental assistant, there are 791 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,589 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,319, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.